Happiness measure, code: O-SLu-g-sq-n-101-a


Selfreport on single question:

"How satisfied are you with your life in general? Indicate your satisfaction by giving a number between 0 and 100, the '0' means 'completely unsatisfied' and '100' means 'completely satisfied'. So, the more satisfied you are, the higher the number."
0 completely unsatisfied
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100 completely satisfied
  
Classification
Focus, O-SLu Overall: Satisfaction with life (unspecified)
Time frame, g generally
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, n numeric scale Range = 101
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceSaris et al. (1996): study BE 1991
TitleA Comparative Study of Satisfaction with Life in Europe.
Public16+ aged, general public, Belgium, 1991
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceSaris et al. (1996): study IT 1991
TitleA Comparative Study of Satisfaction with Life in Europe.
Public16+ aged, general public, Italy, 1991
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceSaris et al. (1996): study NL 1991
TitleA Comparative Study of Satisfaction with Life in Europe.
Public16+ aged, general public, Netherlands, 1991
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceSaris et al. (1996): study RU 1991
TitleA Comparative Study of Satisfaction with Life in Europe.
Public16+ aged, general public, Russia, 1991
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceSaris et al. (1996): study SI 1991
TitleA Comparative Study of Satisfaction with Life in Europe.
Public16+ aged, general public, Slovenia, 1991
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
Reference~RUSSET panel study (2005): study RU 1995
TitleRussian Socio-Economic Transition Panel study (RUSSET)
Public18+ aged, general public, Russia, 1995
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no